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Is there any information on the poulation of the moors in north america ( usa/ canada) during the 1600s?

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Submitted by yusuf (United States), Mar 13, 2007 at 01:31

I am curious about the numbers because of the slave trade. That is, if moors already inhabited north america, were their numbers separate from the african slaves, or were they combined. Another question I have is who were the ship builders, and the canvas sail makers that built the ships that housed the slaves for the middle passage. Seems to me that it would take a lot of ships and sails to be made to house 100,000,000 slaves for the middle passage. In my opinion the ship builders would have to have been highly advanced to produce ships fast enough to be safe and sea worthy to transport 100,000,000 human beings.Was this great number a hoax or was the indigenous moors the people who were enslaved? Help me out please.

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